Usually on the “regular” side of the bar like the rest of us, Lauren hops behind it to learn how to make a good Gin & Tonic. The simple classic, she soon realizes, is not as easy as one thinks. Venturing all the way to the infamous gin bar Teens of Thailand, Lauren aims to learn from the pros. With a little help from co-owner Niks Anuman, Lauren is now behind the bar as they create their own twists on the classic G&T.
Knowing how to crumb meat or veg to shallow fry, is what I would consider an essential piece of knowledge that any cook should k...
It’s zucchini season and we’ve got zucchinis coming out of our ears at the Ponytail kitchen garden! To celebrate this ultra versatile vegetable, we decided to make our special spiced spelt and zucchini cake.
This week on Goodness in the Everyday, Lauren invites her buddy Nigel Cabourn onto the show to teach him how to nail the perfect steak.
Known for its iconic performances, events, and live acts, Studio Lam is somewhat of an institution when it comes to music, specifically luk thung and molam music, as some of the co-owners are members of the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band. Studio Lam actually specializes in many things Thai, including being the place to go to for cocktails with Thai moonshine, ya-dong.
On this week’s instalment of ’Goodness in the Everyday’, we’re throwing a jam sesh and Lauren’s got you covered.
This versatile spelt shortcrust pastry is a winner for the digestive system and great to store in the freezer in advance for quick meals. P.S. It’s totally wheat free
Anne talks about the harsh reminder of how supermarkets do more than just make our lives cheaper and easier—they also disrupt our food culture.
Welcome to the first episode of my brand new series, ’Goodness in the Everyday’, a collection of Ponytail favourite go-to recipes that Lauren happily serves regularly at home. This unassuming Potato and Rosemary tart is a sure crowd pleaser and is everything snug experience.
Along with 2 Magazine, Lauren is setting off to sniff out some of the raddest bars in Bangkok, keen as mustard to understand the cultures that drive such unique experiences. With episode one at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s Bamboo Bar, you’re in for a grooovin’ time...
Most people have their own personal rituals when it comes to tea and coffee, be it milk and two sugars, or black without cream. These almost mechanical exercises help shape our days, and for the late-risers, a cup of coffee might come from the cheerful beeping of a Nespresso machine, while for early birds might have the time and energy to carefully draw circles upon circles of steaming water on a V60 drip. There’s a psychological benefit too, especially on cold, dark winter mornings when you need that transitory experience to transport your mind far away from the comfort of warm sheets.